Your plans for today (March 29, 2015) in Alexandria, Virginia include these events:
APD investigating robbery at Mt. Vernon Ave and Glebe Road. 3 suspects robbed 1 victim, brandished a handgun. No injuries, police in area.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) March 29, 2015
For our Saturday Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
As readers know, the Alexandria Police Foundation raised money to build a memorial to 18 Alexandria Police Officers killed in the line of duty. The dedication of the memorial happens tonight (3/28).
ViA NBC 4, Julie Carey talks to those involved in getting the memorial built and why.
Acting City Manager Mark B. Jinks announced today that the City has reached preliminary agreement with developer EYA, to require that barges be used, rather than trucks, to haul nearly all fill and excavation material during the redevelopment of the Robinson Terminal South warehouse into townhouses and multi-family units.
The Virginia Supreme Court today upheld the Alexandria Circuit Court’s dismissal of Burke v. City Council, the last remaining lawsuit challenging the zoning underlying the City’s Waterfront Plan. The Court found that the Plan had been lawfully adopted by Alexandria City Council.
If you missed the Community Forum on Criminal Justice and Community Partnerships that the Alexandria Police Department participated in during January, don’t worry.
Alexandria Police Chief Earl L. Cook is coming to a neighborhood near you in April (Details forthcoming) for a smaller, less formal question and answer session.
Join the Chief, have a cup of coffee, and bring your questions!